10th annual Gathering of The Geezers is Aug. 18

To submit your event for free, email Wheels at wheels@coxohio.com. Deadline is 10 days prior to desired date of publication or event. See full list, including weekly and monthly cruise-ins, online at https://www.daytondailynews.com/cars/ and look for MOTOR NEWS.

AUG. 18

10TH ANNUAL GATHERING OF THE GEEZERS, gates open 8 a.m., time runs at 10 a.m., racing at 2 p.m., Kil-Kare Speedway and Drag Strip, 1166 Dayton Xenia Road, Xenia. Old-time drags ('88 and older cars), car show (any year), swap meet, burnout contest, race car rides. Cash, awards, dash plaques, door prizes, Hall of Fame inductions, Lowe's goodie buckets, trophies to top 50 show cars. Grand marshall Jerry Ault. Rain date Aug. 19. Ed Crowder, 937-409-3087. www.kilkare.com

AUG. 18

BELLBROOK LIONS CLUB FESTIVAL CAR SHOW, registration 3 to 6:30 p.m., trophies 7:30 p.m., Sugarcreek Elementary School, 60 E. South St. All makes and models welcome. Free spectator admission, parking; $10 entry fee per show car; dash plaques to first 75 cars; top 30 trophies; specialty trophies; door prizes; goodie bags; 50/50 drawing; show participants get 2 tickets for festival prize drawings of $10,000, $500, $250. Beer garden, food, games, bingo, kids' rides. Co-hosted by Miami Valley Car Club. Ken, 937-376-1511 or Wayne, 937-426-4519

AUG. 19

ASPHALT OUTLAWS 16TH ANNUAL CAR & BIKE SHOW, $15 vehicle registration 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wolf Creek Rod & Gun Club, 6700 Derby Road, Dayton. 937-604-9733

AUG. 24

CLIFTON GORGE MUSIC AND ARTS FESTIVAL CRUISE-IN, 4 to 8 p.m. Free. Open to all vehicles. Line up along Clay Street in Clifton. 50/50 drawing, music, unique artisans, food vendors. Rob, 937-769-5040

AUG. 25

MIAMI VALLEY KRUZERS A.B.GRAHAM CENTER CRUISE-IN, registration 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., show 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., A.B.Graham Memorial Center, 8025 E. US Route 36, Conover, OH 45317. All collector cars welcome. Shaded grounds; breakfast, lunch available. Music, dash plaques. Proceeds benefit A.B. Graham Memorial Center.

AUG. 26

14th ANNUAL ANTIOCH SHRINE CLASSIC CAR UNITE CAR, TRUCK, AND BIKE SHOW, registration noon to 1 p.m., awards 4:30 p.m. Antioch Shrine Temple, 107 E. First St. at Jefferson, Dayton. Vehicle registration fee $10. Dash plaques to first 200 registered vehicles. Awards to favorite 50 and Potentate's Choice, concessions, door prizes, raffles, music. Spectators free. Proceeds to benefit Antioch Shrine Temple. Tom Lees, 937-433-2181, Jim Matthews 937-631-0711

AUG. 26

11TH ANNUAL CULP LAKE SHOW & SHINE, opens 10 a.m., judging 1 p.m., awards 3:30 p.m., 1830 E. Home Road, Springfield, 7 miles from I-70. $10 vehicle registration, spectators welcome. Dash plaques, entrant judging, 18-inch trophies, Harbor Freight door prizes, goodie bags, on-site photographer. See photos from past events and pre-register at www.culplake.com. Free fishing. 937-399-0085, culp@roadrunner.com.


DRIVE ELECTRIC DAYTON EV RIDE & DRIVE, 2 to 5 p.m., East Schantz Avenue at Oakwood High School by Mack Hummon Field Stadium, in celebration of National Drive Electric Week. More than a dozen EVs, including Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) and Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) will assemble, along with a Dayton BBQ food truck. Guests will be offered tours and short drives of the vehicles and explanations of the benefits and joys of EV driving. https://driveelectricweek.org/event.php?eventid=1383, https://www.facebook.com/groups/DriveElectricDayton/about/, https://www.facebook.com/DriveElectricOhio


2nd ANNUAL VANDALIA NAZARENE CRUISE-IN, 5 to 8 p.m., 620 Stonequarry Road, Dayton. No registration fee, free admission, food, door prizes, music. Sponsored by VNC Youth Department. Rain date Sept. 16. Church office, 937-890-1841

SEPT. 16

12TH ANNUAL DAYTON CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE AT CARILLON PARK, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., grounds of Carillon Historical Park, 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton. Admission is $20 for adults, $15 if purchased in advance, $5 for children ages 3-17, free to Dayton History members and children younger than 3. Presented by AAA. Featured marques are Cadillac and the E-type Jaguar as well as a special class, "Eight isn't Enough" featuring cars with more than 8-cylinder engines. A casual preview party on Sept. 15 is open to the public. All proceeds support Dayton History, Montgomery County's official historical organization. For more information, go online to www.daytonconcours.com or contact: Concours Chair Skip Peterson, 937-603-7601 or mgbskip@aol.com; Concours Director Mike Edgerton, 937-866-2222 or autoedge@sbcglobal.net; or Motorcycle Director Dan Black, dblack49@sbcglobal.net.

SEPT. 22

16TH ANNUAL XENIA GRACE CHAPEL CHARITY CAR SHOW, $10 vehicle registration 10 a.m. to noon, show goes to 2:30 p.m., 100 Grace Drive, Xenia. Registration includes lunch and drink. 937-372-7408

SEPT. 23

AUTO CROSS SOLO EVENT, Kil-Kare Speedway, 1166 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek. New racers encouraged to participate. Registration 9 to 10:30 a.m., drivers' meeting 10:35 a.m. (walk track prior), FCO 11 a.m. (10 timed runs). Valid driver's license, Snell 2005 or newer helmet required. Open to all makes and models. Sanctioned by Corvette Troy. Cost $30 to NCCC members, $35 nonmembers. Final date: Oct. 7. Janelle Flaharty, flaharty@twc.com, 937-248-5792


  • FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dusk, Rip Rap Roadhouse, 6024 Rip Rap Road, Dayton, through Oct. 5. All makes and years welcome, 20 percent discount on food purchase if vehicle is pre-1972. Park on back grass lot.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Lofinos Beaver Valley Shopping Center, Seajay Drive, Beavercreek, through Sept. 28. Using same site as last year, courtesy of new owner SVG Motors. Sponsored by SVG Motors, Greene County Antique and Classic Car Club, Miami Valley chapter, National Corvette Restorers Society. greenecarclub.com
  • FRIDAY NIGHT KETTERING CRUISE-IN, 5 p.m. to dark, Kettering Towne Center at Dorothy Lane and Woodman Drive, through Sept. 14. Everything on wheels welcome. DJ, food. Robin, 937-620-6406


  • THIRD FRIDAY through September, AMVETS Post 1789, 715 Market St., Brookville. Door prizes, music, food, beverages, 50/50 drawing. Post open to all for the event. No coolers. Ask about joining this all-encompassing veterans' organization. Norm, 937-231-4641

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